Port Townsend: Fire damages historical McCurdy building

PORT TOWNSEND -- An early morning fire broke out in the McCurdy building Wednesday, gutting a tattoo parlor and causing smoke and water damage to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Local residents answer early morning call as extras for movie

PORT TOWNSEND -- The casting call came in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday for dozens of Port Townsend residents serving as extras in the Jennifer Lopez… Continue reading

“Enough” filming begins today in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Filming for "Enough," starring Jennifer Lopez, is expected to begin today. Film crews began setting up equipment Monday. "They're supposed to be… Continue reading

Clallam: Crowd turns out for subdivision hearing

Concerns that a proposed subdivision will cause wells to dry up and pollute wildlife habitat were aired by potential neighbors during a public hearing Monday.… Continue reading

Jefferson: County resumes talks on creating new urban growth areas

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mark the time -- 11:16:49 a.m. June 11. That's when Jefferson County commissioners unanimously restarted the clock ticking on a decision to… Continue reading

Peninsula: College names athletic complex after former President Sigmar today

Start asking about Wally Sigmar and you begin to understand what he meant to the lives of so many. "He was a mentor, a friend,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port officials review severance package for executive director

PORT ANGELES -- The next Port of Port Angeles executive director will not be offered the same severance package as Christine Anderson received when she… Continue reading

Sequim: Shipley property rezoning opposed

SEQUIM -- The proposed rezoning of approximately 53 acres of property on the west side of Priest Road was strongly opposed Monday. The proposed rezoning… Continue reading

Chimacum: Education pays off for graduates

CHIMACUM -- The Chimacum High School class of 2001 has a bright future, judging from its ability to capture scholarships. The $243,000 value of Jason… Continue reading

Clallam: County commissioners to hear pros, cons on property tax proposal today

PORT ANGELES --Clallam County commissioners say a Planning Commission recommendation that gives tax breaks to some landowners who conserve their acreage for farmland might be… Continue reading

Kingston: Ferry traffic back to normal

Washington state ferry service out of Kingston was back to normal Sunday following a mishap that shut the ferry run for three hours on Saturday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Spokane runner easily wins Olympic Medical Center 10K

PORT ANGELES -- Chris Morlan of Spokane blew the field away to easily win the first Olympic Medical Center 10-kilometer road race Sunday. Morlan, a… Continue reading

Sequim: Newspaper article leads to farm’s purchase

SEQUIM -- At first glance, John and Heather Erskine could not believe the front-page news article in the Capital Press. Someone named Bob Carlson, representing… Continue reading

Active – receives a hero’s welcome

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard cutter Active returned home to a hero's welcome Saturday. About 300 people waved and cheered as the 210-foot cutter… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Transit changing routes, schedules

When summer bus schedules go into effect June 18, the Clallam Transit System will also make permanent changes to some bus routes and schedules. The… Continue reading

Peninsula: Golf tournament raises $1,725 for Home Fund

Bob Sinnett of Sequim said he wanted "to give something back." - He decided that the third annual Alaska Invitational, a golf tournament that the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Kingston ferry dock ramp collapses

KINGSTON -- A vehicle-loading ramp at the Kingston Ferry Terminal collapsed Saturday, sending one dockworker into the water and stranding car-driving ferry passengers on the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Teen-age driving being restricted

For 15-year-old Brittany Brown, getting a driver's license is a big step on the road to independence. When Brown signed up for a driver's education… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Olympia woman flown to Harborview following collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- An Olympia woman was hospitalized Saturday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 19 and state Route 20. Mary… Continue reading

PENINSULA: IRS error rattles Peninsula taxpayers

Like other Jefferson and Clallam county residents, George and Margaret Geasey accepted the Internal Revenue Service's offer of a later tax-return deadline as a result… Continue reading